Scott Harpin, PhD, MPH, RN, APHN-BC, FSAHM
Associate Professor
University of Colorado College of Nursing
Scott Harpin, PhD, MPH, RN is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, School of Public Health, and on the Pediatric Nurse Scientist Team at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. He is a public health nurse by training having worked much of his career in child protection intake and clinical programs to support at-risk youth.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background   Building on a previous IPE workshop where nurse practitioner (NP) students learned oral examination techniques from dental medicine (DM) students, faculty identified an opportunity to scaffold in a new learning activity in the Family NP/Adult Gerontology NP curriculum by incorporating a case study for the interprofessional groups of students to work through. These IPE activities address several nursing education competencies and dental education accreditation standards.   Methods   In a two-hour session, 25 second-year NP students and 15 third-year DM students were grouped…